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Arab Israelis, Palestinians in the West Bank go on strike in protest

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Arab Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank held labour strikes on Tuesday to protest Israel’s air strikes on Gaza. Arab Israelis were also protesting the actions taken by Israeli security forces against Muslim worshippers at the Jerusalem holy site known as the Temple Mount to Jews and the Noble Sanctuary to Muslims, as well as over forced evictions in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. In Israel, Arab doctors, nurses and many teachers were excluded from the strike. Meanwhile in the West Bank, an armed Palestinian man was killed in an attempted attack on Tuesday, according…

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